Sound and Ultrasound

  • John M. Reid
Part of the Developments In Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 6)


This unit is intended to introduce you to ultrasonic waves and to give you a background on how these waves travel in biological tissues so that you can better apply Doppler diagnostic instruments to clinical problems.


Sound Wave Ultrasonic Wave Doppler Shift Frequency Sound Beam Good General Reference 
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